The Hyacinth Macaw (Andorhynchus hyacinthinus) is the largest of the macaw family. Buy Hyacinth Macaw Parrot. It ranges around 100 cm from head to end of the tail and is the largest species of flying parrot. These birds typically weigh around 1.2-1.7 kg, and only the Kea from New Zealand is heavier, but this is a ground dwelling bird.
Hyacinth macaws are the largest of the parrots and, as their name implies, are covered with bright blue plumage. They have bare yellow eye ring circles around large black eyes. They have a yellow chin, and a strongly hooked beak. Zygodactylous feet (2 toes that point forward and 2 toes that point backward).
Size Approximately 100 cm (39 in.) Weight Approximately 1550–1600 g (3–3.5 lbs.).
- Diet Includes seeds, fruits, nuts, and berries.
- Incubation Approximately 29 days.
- Clutch Size 2–3 eggs.
- Fledgling Duration 4 months; then remain with parents for up to a year.
- Sexual Maturity 2–4 years.
- Life Span 30–50 years or more.
- Range Southern Brazil and Western Bolivia.